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Pool Assistant Manager Job Description:

The City of Hoopeston has openings for temporary summer positions for Assistant Pool Manager to assist the Pool Manager in the oversight of the efficient and effective use of the Hoopeston Public Swimming Pool and Splash Pad located in McFerren Park.
The Assistant Manager will report directly to the Pool Manager and work closely with the Hoopeston Water Department for the care and maintenance of the pool and splash pad.
The manager is responsible for all duties related to the daily safe operation of the swimming pool.  The assistant manager will perform these duties in the absence of the manager, or those duties delegated by the manager.  This includes but is not limited to: scheduling and supervising employees; training new staff; supervising lifeguards, inspecting equipment, daily water testing, public relations, and supervising facilities and pool rules to ensure the safety of pool and splash pad patrons.  Administrative duties include developing programs and services to the public to increase pool use (upon approval of pool manager); selling and distributing pool passes; maintaining supplies for the pool and splash pad; documenting the number of daily visitors; requesting repairs or service; corroboration with the manager on developing new policies to ensure the safe use of the facility.
  • A management handbook will be provided for further details and support upon hiring

Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Drug testing and background check
  • 21 plus years old (for each year of experience as a lifeguard the age requirement may be reduced, minimum age of 18 required)
  • Experience in supervisory roles
  • Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications
  • Positive communication skills, problem-solving skills, organizational skills and a desire to work with the public (of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds)

Wage and benefits will be discussed at the time of interview.

If interested in this position, apply online at this website or in person at Hoopeston City Hall, 301 W Main St.

 

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Lifeguard Job Description:

The City of Hoopeston has openings for temporary summer positions of Lifeguard.  the primary duty of a lifeguard is to ensure the safety of visitors to the Hoopeston Public Swimming Pool and Splash Pad located in McFerren Park.

Lifeguards report directly to the Pool Manager and Assistant Managers.

Lifeguards ensure swimmer safety by through supervision and enforcing safety rules, monitor the water for danger, and conduct rescue operations for distressed swimmers following water safety training guidelines.  They also conduct CPR on swimmers who have inhaled water and maintain records of incidents that occur at the pool.  Lifeguards must pay excellent attention to their surroundings and strong swimming skills are a necessity.  They will be required to support pool activities organized in and around the pool or splash pad including pool parties, lessons, and community events, perform maintenance and upkeep in and around the pool and splash pad along with the restrooms/shower rooms, and perform other duties as required by management.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Drug testing and background check
  • Minimum age of 15 years (youth work permit required)
  • Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications
  • Able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week
  • Swimming, observations skills, attention to detail, emergency response skills, critical judgement and decision making skills
  • Strong communication skills

Wage and benefits will be discussed at the time of interview.

If interested in the position, apply online at this website or apply in person at Hoopeston City Hall, 301 W Main St.

*We will post lifeguard certification information when it is available

 

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POLICE OFFICER APPLICATION:

To apply for a police officer position with the Hoopeston Police Department, please download the required forms below:  Police Application, Police Officer Power Test, Information Release, and Information Release Page.  Email all forms to admin@hoopestonpolice.org.  Questions, please call:  217-283-5196

 

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